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Ceratocephala laciniata

Trilobita - Lichida - Odontopleuridae

Taxonomy
Ceratocephala laciniata was named by Whittington and Evitt (1953). It is not extant. Its type specimen is USNM 116502. Its type locality is Loc. 2. edge of quarry, just north of RR tracks ΒΌ mile west of Strasburg Junction, which is in an Ashbyan carbonate limestone in the Edinburg Formation of Virginia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1953Ceratocephala laciniata Whittington and Evitt pp. 54-59 figs. pls. 6-9; txt f. 1, 13-16

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderLichidaMoore 1959
familyOdontopleuridaeBurmeister 1843
subfamilyMiraspidinaeRichter and Richter 1917
genusCeratocephalaWarder 1838
specieslaciniata

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available